By Rachael Rettner, May 2nd, 2019
There are some sounds you hope you never hear. For example, the buzzing sound of a tick burrowing into your eardrum.
That’s what happened to a 9-year-old boy in Connecticut who was taken to the doctor because he said he felt like there was something in his right ear, according to a report of his case, published yesterday (May 1) in The New England Journal of Medicine. The boy had also reported hearing buzzing noises in his ear a few days earlier, but didn’t have any ear pain or trouble hearing.